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  Brooke Olson
Brooke Olson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bluffdale, Utah

High School:
Riverton HS

Last College:
Salt Lake Community College

Height:
5-7

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R

Olson Notes: Enters second season as Utah's full-time starting catcher ... has made 90 career starts, mostly at catcher and designated player ... seasoned veteran who provides leadership ... versatile athlete who contributes in every aspect of the game for Utah ... one of the Utes' top hitters over the last two seasons ... one of the top base stealers in the Mountain West Conference.

2010: Started all 55 games behind the plate ... tied for second in the Mountain West Conference with 13 runners caught stealing and was sixth in the league with 269 putouts ... ranked third in the conference in steals (13) and tied for eighth in runs scored (41) ... led team with 60 hits and finished second with a .341 batting average ... sixth on the squad with 22 RBI ... posted a .971 fielding percentage ... hit eight triples and a pair of home runs ... tied for lead in conference-only stats with six stolen bases ... had a team-high 16 multiple-hit games ... had a season-long six-game hit streak ... ended season on four-game hit streak ... went 4-for-5 with two RBI and one run scored against San Jose State (3/21) ... was 3-for-4 with two hits and two runs scored against Utah State (4/26) ... hit two solo home runs against Northern Colorado (2/12) ... hit a three-run home run at New Mexico (4/17) ... connected on home runs in back-to-back games against Utah State (4/26) and New Mexico (4/29) ... had a season-high three assists against Purdue (3/18).

2009: Finished second on the team with a .305 batting average and a .381 on-base percentage ... made 35 starts, mainly as the designated player, in first season at Utah ... came up with 32 hits in 105 at-bats ... stole three bases on five attempts ... had a .980 fielding percentage with 88 putouts and 11 assists ... posted seven multiple-hit games ... went 2-for-3 in debut against San Jose State (2/6) ... was 3-for-3 with two runs scored against Utah State (2/7) ... drove in first career run against Utah Valley (2/8) ... had three hits in five at-bats at Texas A&M and also scored a pair of runs (3/6) ... came up with a pair of hits in second game against Boise State (3/18) ... had two hits in four at-bats, scored a run, and drove in a run at Colorado State (4/3) ... registered three hits in five at-bats in pair of home games against BYU (4/10-11) ... drove in career-high two runs against UNLV (4/16) to go along with two hits and two runs ... scored one run in three of last five games.

Prior to Utah: Started all 54 games behind the plate during one season at SLCC ... NFCA NJCAA Second Team All West Region selection ... Easton Junior College All-American Third Team selection ... helped the Bruins win the Scenic West Athletic Conference title ... first-team All-SWAC selection ... led the team with six home runs ... hit .369 and tied for the team high with 47 runs batted in ... posted a .613 slugging percentage.

High School/Travel Ball: Four-time all-state at Riverton HS ... four-time first-team all-region ... played travel ball with Pegasus and the Utah Thunderbirds ... Pegasus won the Western National championship and the 2008 state championship ... Thunderbirds won the 18U state championship in 2006 and 2007.

Personal: Sociology major ... parents are Dee and Raelyn Olson ... born April 19, 1989.


Olson's Career Statistics


Year     Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2009.... .305 47-38    105   23   32 1 	 0   2 	 5 	39 .371  4  9 	 28 0 	 .381  0   2   3-5      88   11  2  .980
2010.... .335 55-55    176   41   59 8 	 2   5 	 22 	86 .489  10 7 	 20 0 	 .390  2   2   13-16    269  32  9  .971
TOTAL... .324 102-93   281   64   91 9 	 2   7 	 27 	125 .445 14 16 	 48 0 	 .387  2   4   16-21    357  43  11 .973
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